Star Trek People Drinking Coffee

It’s obvious to us now that Starfleet is not fueled by antimatter but rather, coffee.

Be it a raktajino (Klingon coffee) or other caffeinated tea-ish beverage, a surprising number of Starfleet’s finest can’t seem to function without pounding back a pint of the dark stuff before considering yet again whether to fire Chakotay.

In our eyes, Captain Janeway is the golden standard-bearer of coffee consumption in the 24th century, but she’s just the beginning. Without further introduction, we present a stately walk through Starfleet’s love of the bean.

Jadzia is pretty hungover, but at least her mug matches her nightgown

Jadzia is pretty hungover, but at least her mug matches her nightgown

Denise Crosby, Stubby the Rocket's Patron Saint, downs a gallon of coffee before giving Wil Wheaton deliberately misleading advice on how to pick up women

Denise Crosby, Stubby the Rocket's Patron Saint, downs a gallon of coffee before giving Wil Wheaton deliberately misleading advice on how to pick up women

You know who always has the best coffee? The Nexus. (Also who is B’etor knitting that scarf for?)

You know who always has the best coffee? The Nexus. (Also who is B’etor knitting that scarf for?)

Everybody raktajino! Even unnamed background crewmembers need a coffee boost.

Everybody raktajino! Even unnamed background crewmembers need a coffee boost.

Three guesses as to what Scotty likes in his coffee. And the first two don’t count.

Three guesses as to what Scotty likes in his coffee. And the first two don’t count.

Jim. Can I call you Jim? Listen. The coffee machine here sucks. This is gross.

Jim. Can I call you Jim? Listen. The coffee machine here sucks. This is gross.

Whatever. It's free.

Whatever. It's free.

Hey stop complaining. Just get it iced. It's fine.

Hey stop complaining. Just get it iced. It's fine.

I'm a crazy alien with my naughty parts on my knee and I just scored free coffee in space prison. WHAT.

I'm a crazy alien with my naughty parts on my knee and I just scored free coffee in space prison. WHAT.

 

Let’s hear it for those who, while they don’t drink coffee, still need caffeine and are still great captains:

We like to think the Excelsior was a pretty chill place as long as Sulu got his morning tea

We like to think the Excelsior was a pretty chill place as long as Sulu got his morning tea

Tea. Earl Grey. Sexy.

Tea. Earl Grey. Sexy.

Isn’t it nice to know in the future we’ll still need coffee?

[Most of the images were sourced from TrekCore screencaptures]


Stubby the Rocket is the voice and mascot of Tor.com. Stubby Brand coffee is called Rocket Fuel.

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